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Midway Euro boss Spiess promoted

Midway’s European managing director Martin Spiess has been promoted to the position of international executive VP for Midway Games Ltd. And Spiess isn’t the only Midway employee to be granted a new role – Miguel Iribarren has become senior VP of publishing for parent Midway Games Inc. Former VP of …

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Midway CEO David Zucker resigns

CEO of Midway David Zucker has resigned from the publisher. The company is now searching for a new leader to improve its market performance. Senior VP of worldwide studios Matthew Booty will take up the CEO role in the interim. "The board is confident that a new CEO will be …

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Next-gen Mortal Kombat game coming this year

Fans of Mortal Kombat rejoice: Midway boss David Zucker has confirmed what many consumers expected – a new Mortal Kombat game is on the way this year. Nothing is known of the game or its title, but a boxed version of the title is likely to arrive on next-gen formats …

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Zucker: Europe provides up to 50% of our revenues

Midway CEO David Zucker has revealed that the percentage of the company’s revenue derived from Europe has reached almost 50 per cent on some of its biggest titles. Talking in Midway’s Q4 earning call, Zucker said that the publisher’s decision to ‘go direct’ in the region had seen the figure …

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UT3 and Stranglehold hit 1m sales

Midway CEO David Zucker has announced that the publisher’s new IP Stranglehold and recent FPS Unreal Tournament 3 have both sold over one million units worldwide. Rampage: Total Destruction on Wii, which was first released back in 2006, has also reached the milestone. Said Zucker: Over the last year we’ve …

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Midways Q4 earnings call in full

The full transcript of Midway’s earnings call for Q4 2007 – which came in the wake of the announcement of the firm’s recent fiscal results – is available now. CEO David Zucker discusses the firm’s net losses, million-selling titles and prospects for 2008. You can read the full transcript here.

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Midway revenues at $157.2m for 2007, but losses grow to $97.4m

Midway yesterday reported its 2007 full year and Q4 financials, reporting revenues down just under $10m to $157.2m for 2007 and with losses growing to $97.4m, up from $77.8m year on year. The firm announced that it had enterted into a new $90m credit agreement with National Amusements, terminating its …

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Midway unveils This is Vegas

US publisher Midway has today announced This is Vegas, a brand new title in its next-gen stable that promises ‘open world lifestyle action experience’ gameplay. The game, which is in development from internal studio Surreal, is due for release on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this winter. The game promises …

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Unreal Tournament III PS3 dated

The long-awaited release date for the PS3 version of Midway’s Unreal Tournament III has finally been set in stone, according to CVG . Both leading retailers and publisher Midway have confirmed a February 22nd release according to the site, but a date for the Xbox 360 version of the title …

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